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of virginia. with up close and personal new ads before their big showdown next week. >>> inside job. tsa agents are supposed to screen your luggage. so, how did our stolen ipad end up in this officer's home? brian ross on hundreds of tsa officers caught red-handed. >>> and mona lisa mystery. you know the masterpiece. but could this be a second mona lisa? it was a claim that shocked the world today. so we put it to the test. >>> good evening. diane is on special assignment this thursday. we're going to tell you more about that in a bit. but we begin tonight with cyber warfare. the most extensive attack on american banks ever. launched from the middle east, happening right now. citigroup, bank of america, jpmorgan chase, wells fargo, u.s. bank corp and today, pnc. america's biggest banks, with millions of american families locked out of their accounts online. so, what does it mean for your money? who's behind it? how long has it been happening? officials across the government are tracking the attacks, working to keep them from becoming financial nightmares. abc's senior justice corresponde
, florida and virginia. as we pull out, we can show you the map tonight. and in all of those three key battlegrounds, president obama is now, in fact, pulling ahead. this is key. so we want to turn to our senior political correspondent jon karl to tell us more about what's happening tonight. jon, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, david. it looks like president obama got a real boost out of his convention. and now, mitt romney is scrambling to catch up. for the romneys this morning, it was all laughs, as they taped an interview to air on tuesday's "live with kelly and michael." >> and what does mitt wear to bed? >> really? really? >> i didn't write the question, man. i promise. i didn't write the question. >> yes, he did. >> i hear the best answer is "as little as possible." >> reporter: but when it comes to the campaign, it looks bad for romney. worse than at any time since he clinched the republican nomination in may. first, those new polls in ohio, virginia and florida. they're the three biggest battleground states and romney is tanking in all of them. and the big picture is e
-- in california, pennsylvania, and west virginia. and there may be more cases -- as far away as france. >> this outbreak appears to be unusual in terms of the number of people affected and certainly the number of deaths. >> reporter: the outbreak was first traced to the popular curry village campsite, where rodents had burrowed into the insulation of tents. officials now believe a second campsite in tuolomne meadows was also infected. last week, warnings like these went out to 10,000 people who visited curry village since june. overnight, notices went out to an additional 19,000 visitors. 29,000 recent park visitors in all. >> this is possibly the greatest cluster which has occurred in the united states that i am aware of. >> reporter: early symptoms, can take up to six weeks to appear, including fatigue, fever, and chills, giving way to coughing and breathing problems as the lungs fill with fluid. the worst part is -- there is no known treatment or cure. >> there is really nothing you can do preemptively if you were exposed to hanta virus. >> reporter: for one of america's oldest and
'll see you again tomorrow night. good night. anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. captioned by closed captioning services, inc.
: their dishonest ads are everywhere. a west virginia casino spending a fortune... totop question seven. they d don't want compmpetiti. the washington post wrote the casino behind the ads is... "most concerned with its own bottom line." and the baltimore sun says it "doesn't have e maryland... taxpayers' interests at heart." so when you see these ads remembmber... they're about what's good for west virginia's casino...
's going to be at best a good second to the speech will you hear tonight. >> reporter: norfolk, virginia, this afternoon, the president said he's looking forward to his wife's speech. >> i'm going to be home and i'm going to be watching it with our girls. and i'm going to try not to let them see their daddy cry. because when michelle starts talking, i -- i start getting all misty. >> reporter: his motivations may be an easier focus than an economy that is still sputtering, and a national debt that this afternoon hit $16 trillion. in the first year of his presidency, oprah winfrey asked the president to grade himself. >> good, b-plus. >> reporter: more than 3 1/2 years into his presidency, he gave this answer. >> i would say incomplete. >> president's obama's answer, of course, not meeting with approval from republicans who say that it gets an "f." paul ryan said this evening that president obama's self-grade of incomplete speaks for itself. diane. >> all right, jake. i want to thank you and bring in co-anchor of "good morning america" and anchor of "this week," george stephanopoulos. geo
in washington, d.c. for their heroism beyond their job. cecilia ruiz from virginia beach, honored after rushing to perform cpr on a child after a drunk driver in this pickup truck swerved and hit the boy as he was walking to the bus stop. his mother, overcome. >> he's blessed to be here. >> reporter: blessed in part because cecilia ran to help. >> we're not just letter carriers. we're a little bit more than that, you know? >> reporter: tom from cape atlantic, new jersey, proving that, too. running into the water to save a boy he saw drowning at the beach on father's day. he remembers handing the boy back. >> the boy was hanging around my neck. i handed him to his father, and i said, "happy father's day." and the father came up to me, hugged me. >> reporter: the father saying to the mailman, "god bless you." and then, mike sylvester, from that neighborhood in duluth. he sprang into action when a car lost control, crashing into this telephone pole. the woman trapped in the mangled car, the gas leaking. he got her out. >> that's kind of the, you know, the spirit of what built this country. you hel
, the path for romney is challenging. for example, he would have to pick up virginia, wisconsin, iowa, florida, new hampshire. and still would not have the electoral vote es needs. he would have to add colorado to get there. tonight these new campaign numbers reflecting the rough week last week. that secret tape. the words about 47%. the obama team up in eight states with this tonight. >> mitt romney dismissed 47% of americans for not pulling their weight. he attacked millions of hard-working people making 25, 35, 45 -- >> reporter: now, on that issue of taxes, what the governor said here today, talking about those taxes, the president did not raise income tax rates in his first term. he has proposed raising taxes on families earning $250,000 or more. diane, tonight this campaign looking for a game-change. as you know the all important debate a week from tomorrow. they acknowledged mr. romney was practicing over the weekend and has research sessions this week. >> a lot of pressure on that debate. thank you, david. what about the man who will face the governor in that debate, the presi
. the challenge for america's lunch lady is get the kids to eat it. jim avila, abc news, bristol, virginia. >>> there was a kind of miracle at jfk airport today. the plane from rio de janeiro, approached the runway. the landing gear on the nose suddenly failed. panicked, cry passengers braced for a crash when amazingly the gear suddenly locked into place in the right position. the jet landed, no one hurt. a member of the disaster response team said it was if the hand of god turned that wheel. >>> still ahead on "world news," our exclusive with the creator of "harry potter" she cracked the code for what kids want. has she done it again? this time for adults. epidation, not quite knowing what the next phase was going to be, you know, because you been, you know, this is what you had been doing. you know, working, working, working, working, working, working. and now you're talking about, well you know, i won't be, and i get the chance to spend more time with my wife and my kids. it's my world. that's my world. ♪ that's my world. and every day since, two years ago, the people of bp made a com
for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >>> tonight on "world news," lifeline. the federal reserve says it will pump balls of dollars into the economy. vowing it will not stop until more people have jobs. >>> day of fury. anti-american protests spread overseas. and we have details tonight on the man behind the film that ignited the sea of rage. >>> exposed. millions of personal medical records you thought were private now up for sale? who is selling them? >>> and highlight reel. from the side-splitting commercials to that theme song -- ♪ tonight, a huge milestone for a pioneering tv program. >>> good evening. and we have big news on the american economy tonight. a new shot of adrenaline on the way, as today, ben bernanke, the head of the federal reserve bank, said he's prepared to do something unprecedented. he is going to pump $40 billion into the markets each month to power up spending. and he says, he's not going to let up. he's going to keep it coming. and his goal? to bring unemployment down to 7.6% by the end of next year. tonight, there is a debate and
will win ohio. >> we've got to win in virginia. >> reporter: after chasing each other through the same states, now, they're preparing for the same stage. the president heads to nevada for debate prep, senator john kerry playing mitt romney. romney, holding mock debates, senator rob portman playing the president. and tonight, in an effort to lower expectations, each campaign lavishing praise on the other guy. a senior romney adviser writing "president obama is a uniquely gifted speaker and is widely regarded as one of the most talented political communicators in modern history." the obama campaign saying of romney he'll be a "prepared, disciplined and aggressive debater," pointing to the 20 debates romney had in the primaries. and as we've seen before, debates can hinge on one moment. >> how has the national debt personally affected each of your lives and if it hasn't, how can you honestly find a cure for the economic problems of the common people if you have no experience in what's ailing them? >> well, i think the national debt affects everybody. obviously, it has a lot to do with int
create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >>> tonight on "world news," on strike, one of the largest school systems in america shut down today by a massive teacher walkout. why what happens in chicago could affect your school next. >>> on the brink. bob woodward's dramatic book on how close the u.s. actually came to financial meltdown. >>> the anger -- >> i was pretty angry. >> the accusations and for the first time the tapes of two men watching the deal blow up. >> he wasn't going to get a damn dime for it. >> an abc news exclusive. >>> on alert. the taliban announces a plan to kidnap and kill prince harry in afghanistan. >>> and the crying game. letting a baby cry and cry and c cry. some surprising scientific results are in. >>> good evening, as we come on the air in this new school year is beginning, there is an uprising taking hold in the city of chicago. tonight, the biggest teachers' strike in america in a generation is under way. 29,000 teachers out on the picket lines. 350,000 american students
is challenging. for example, woe have to win virginia, wisconsin, florida, iowa, new hampshire and still not have the electoral votes he needs. he would have to add colorado to get there. tonight these new campaign numbers reflecting the rough week last week. that secret tape. the words about 47%. the obama team up in eight states. >> mitt romney attacked millions of hard working people making 25, 35 -- >> reporter: now, on that issue of taxes, what the governor said here today, talking about those taxes, the president did not raise income tax rates in his first term. he has proposed raising taxes on families earning $250,000 or more. diane, tonight this campaign looking for a game-change. as you know the all important debate a week from tomorrow. they action knowledged mr. romney was practicing and has research sessions this week. >> a lot of pressure on that debate. thank you, david. what about the man who will face the governor, the president? he was making a case today but before a world audience of allies and adversaries at the united nation. he gave a passionate tribute to the u.s. ambassad
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